At first glance, it may look like today's products are all about Valentine's Day, but we think you'll soon see how you can get year-round mileage out of these darling new stamps and dies!  We can't wait for you to see!  Sit back, get comfy and enjoy…..!


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Create adorable treats, wraps, cards, and favors with the Valentine PinUps mini kit, designed to turn simple clothespins into an assortment of adorable characters!  These cuties are sure to bring a smile to your recipients’ faces — not to mention yours when you see how quick and easy this kit makes it to create adorable projects.  Use the stamps, dies, and papers included in the kit to embellish the included clothespins — but it doesn’t stop there, because you can use them on Valentine cards and tags, too!

Valentine Pin-Ups Kit

Valentine Pin-Ups Kit includes:

  • Valentine Pin-Ups stamp set
  • Valentine Pin-Ups die collection
  • Valentine Pin-Ups paper collection (11 A2 sheets)
  • 10 clothespins
  • 2 yards Valentine twine
  • 2 teal polka dot glassine bags (9" x 6-1/4")
  • 2 orange stripe glassine bags (5" x 7")
  • 2 red polka dot glassine bags (5" x 7")
  • 2 pink polka dot glassine bags (5" x 7")
  • 2 black chevron glassine bags (5" x 7")

The Valentine Pin-Ups Kit will be available for purchase on December 15th!

Here is a closer look at each of the individual items in this kit!


This stamp set is beautifully illustrated and full of little details that make these children and animals come to life.  You will find yourself using these time and time again for Valentine's Day and beyond!

  • The assembled bodies fit on a clothespin measuring approximately 3/8” wide and 3” high.
  • The assembled boy head measures just under 1” wide and 7/8” high.
  • The assembled raccoon head measures just under 1” wide and 1” high.
  • The “be mine” sentiment measures 1” wide and 5/8” high.
  • The “scene with love” sentiment measures a 1/8” wide and 5/8” high.
  • The small envelope image measures 3/8” wide and ¼” high.


There are dies to coordinate with most of the stamp images included above.  Many of the dies also coordinate with images found on the papers.  Betsy included outlines on the sheets so you can easily place the dies on top and run through your die-cutting machine for perfect cuts every time.


To go along with her stamp set and dies, Betsy has designed a paper collection that draws from the images found in the stamp set.  The detail is just breathtaking in person!  The Valentine Pin-Ups paper collection contains 11 (4-1/4" x 5-1/2") sheets, 1 sheet each of 11 designs and it is printed on our signature white linen paper.  

Coordinates with the following colors - Pure Poppy, Hawaiian Shores, Hibiscus Burst and Orange Zest


A total of ten glassine treat bags are included in this kit, featuring a variety of festive patterns and colors.  There are two bags in each of the five patterns.  They measure about 5" x 7" each, except for the teal dot which measures about 9" x 6-1/4".


You also get 2 yards of this fabulous pink & red baker's twine!  It adds such a great finishing touch to valentine projects!

All of the items in the Valentine Pin-Ups Kit are exclusive to this kit and will not be available for sale separately, except for the paper (see details below).  The price breakdown of each item is included to help you see the value in this amazing kit!


Valentine Pin-Ups Kit:

  • Valentine Pin-Ups stamp set ($15)
  • Valentine Pin-Ups die collection ($13.25)
  • Valentine Pin-Ups paper collection ($3)
  • 10 clothespins ($3)
  • 2 yards Valentine twine (50-cents)
  • 2 teal polka dot glassine bags (45-cents)
  • 2 orange stripe glassine bags (45-cents)
  • 2 red polka dot glassine bags (45-cents)
  • 2 pink polka dot glassine bags (45-cents)
  • 2 black chevron glassine bags  (45-cents)

The total retail cost of this kit is $37.  

NOTE: We will also be selling a Valentine Pin-Ups refill paper collection for this kit as a separate item.  It will include 2 sheets each of the 11 designs, for a total of 22 sheets.  This refill paper collection will retail for $6 and will be available for sale on release night. 



Be MineValentine is just the set to help you create adorable cards and tags for Valentine’s Day and beyond!  You’ll love these fun images and clever sentiments and the multi-step stamping options for some of the images will make playing with a variety of ink colors a cinch!  Kids and grown-ups alike are sure to smile when they see your creations using Be MineValentine!

The Details: 

  • Be Mine, Valentine will be available for purchase on December 15th.
  • It will retail for $24.
  • Be Mine, Valentine contains a total of 30 images. The assembled camera measures 2” x 1-1/2”.  The assembled typewriter measures 2” x 1-3/4”.  The assembled fan measures 2-1/2” x 1-7/8”.
  • A coordinating die/collection will be available for sale separately, retailing for $16.  This collection includes a total of 6 wired dies.  2” x 1-1/2” (camera), 2” x 1-3/4” (typewriter), 2-1/2” x 1-7/8” (fan)




Keep It Simple: Love is the twenty-seventh in a series of stamp sets allowing you to build a collection of basic, medium-sized sentiments, in a nice variety of fonts, that you can turn to again and again. With this edition we are focusing on a love theme that can be used to show everyone in your life just how much you care.

The Details: 

  • Keep It Simple: Love will be available for purchase on December 15th.
  • It will retail for $5.
  • Keep It Simple: Love contains a total of 7 images.  All of the sentiments average between 2-1/4" and 2-3/8" long.  They average between 1/8" and 1/2" tall.



You're going to love these new stitching dies to add to your collection!  They can be used to create festive heart garlands, beautiful sachets, keepsake ornaments, decorative tags and so much more.

The Details: 

  • Stitched Primitive Hearts dies die/collection will be available for purchase on December 15th.
  • It will retail for $24.
  • Stitched Primitive Hearts dies contains a total of 4 wired dies. 3" x 5" (large), 2-1/4" x 3-1/2" (small)


Now that I've made all of the formal introductions, let's get onto the projects!




Amy says, "Whether it’s cutesy and kid-friendly or more elegant and timeless, Valentine projects are always among my favorite things to make. Love is year-round, though, so no need to put those products away once the holiday has passed. I'll show you how easy it is to use your Valentine designs all year long!"

CLICK HERE to see more from Amy Sheffer.



Ashley says, "Be Mine, Valentine is a great stamp set for so many more occasions other than Valentine's Day. The images can be paired with sentiments in the set or from other stamp sets. Come check out how I've used the camera image to make two cards."

CLICK HERE to see more from Ashley Cannon Newell.



Betsy says. “The team is showcasing some new products today that are just plain fun!  I’ve enjoyed creating with all of the Pin-Ups kits, but this one might be my favorite for its versatility.  The boy and girl could be used for so many different occasions…the different objects you could accessorize them with is almost endless.  Pop on over to see how I changed this sweet Valentine couple into the perfect way to dress up a birthday treat!”

CLICK HERE to see more from Betsy Veldman.



Danielle says, "Boy, have we got an amazing group post for you today! You'll be amazed at all of the fun tags, cards and projects in today's Love All Ways post! I have a set of Valentine's tags, a set of treat bags and a couple of cards to share with you made with these new, fun "love" products!"

CLICK HERE to see more from Danielle Flanders.



Dawn says, "Everyone loves to get more bang for their buck, and today's projects are all about that!  We get to show you how you can use these darling new Valentine sets for year-round projects too!  Pop over to my blog, to see how easy it is to create Valentines and more!"

CLICK HERE to see more from Dawn McVey.



Heather says, "There are so many card designs out there that with just a change of a few details you can change the whole theme of the card. I have some cute cards perfect for Valentine's Day to share today, but I also changed a few details and made the cards work for a different occasion too, so you can see how truly versatile a stamp set can be!"

CLICK HERE to see more from Heather Nichols.



Kay says, "These unique new Valentine themed products from Betsy and Dawn are just too cute! I’m in love with the little animals in the Pin Ups kit! They are not limited to just Valentines projects! Come see how I’ve created a cute box for my daughter, and some really fun cards!"

CLICK HERE to see more from Kay Miller.



Laurie says, "Today's sets show just how versatile your stamps can be.  Mix and match, and change up the colors and you've got a card for another occasion.  Stop by and see how easy it is!"

CLICK HERE to see more from Laurie Willison.



Lizzie says, "I love it when seasonal stamps can do double duty for other occasions throughout the year. I hope you'll stop by to see how I've used today's sets for Valentine's Day and beyond!"

CLICK HERE to see more from Lizzie Jones.



Melissa says, “When it comes to love, hearts, glitter, and all thing pink, I am a happy girl.  So, with Valentine’s approaching, you can imagine that I am as happy as can be to start creating with all of my favorite things.  The new line-up of products from Papertrey Ink, will have your heart in an instant, with sweet sentiments, dies, hearts, and stamps just waiting for you and your creativity."

CLICK HERE to see more from Melissa Phillips.


I hope you have enjoyed all these amazing creations that both the team and I have shared with you today!  Did you have a favorite project or product from today's post that you're especially excited about?  Something that made your crafty heart beat just a bit faster?  We would love to hear your initial thoughts on everything we introduced!  Please leave a comment on this post to tell us what you think of the new products and you will be eligible to win big!


$75 Papertrey Ink Gift Certificate 

to spend however you choose!  

You have until 7am EST, December 15th to leave your comment and be eligible to win.  Only one comment per person please.  One randomly selected winner will be announced on our December Release Winners Page before noon EST the same day.  Thank you for stopping by today and best of luck with the contest!



CLICK HERE to see more from Erin Lincoln.



CLICK HERE to see more from Maile Belles.

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